You got yourself a Nexus 5 and aren’t sure on how to root the device. Rest assure, The team at Talk Android News have put together another guide on rooting your device the easiest way possible. At the end of this guide you will fully rooted with a custom recovery and running smoothly.
Nexus 5 Root & Custom Recovery Guide
**Disclaimer: Talk Android News does not accept responsibility for you bricking your device. This’ll void the warranty of your device. We won’t be held responsible if you end-up bricking or damaging your device. Try this at your own risk.**
*Things needed to complete the steps
Download and install proper USB Drivers on your computer.
Download and install Wugs Nexus Root Toolkit
Download and install ADB and Fastboot Files
Already have a unlocked bootloader (if not click here for the guide to unlock your bootloader)
Have USB Debugging turned ON.
Open Wugs Nexus Root Toolkit, Before you click on the root button. Make sure the box underneath where it says if you want to install a custom recovery is checked. Now Click on Root
Sit back and relax and let the program root the device for you.
Once done Make sure you have SuperSU and BusyBox installed on the device if not both can be downloaded thru Google Play
Wasnt that easy now ? Enjoy your device!